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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-13-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By dadadave
I've been incredibly happy the the results from...

I've been incredibly happy the the results from the Kinivo:

http://www.amazon.com/Kinivo-BTC450-Bluetooth-Hands-Free-Input/dp/B009NLTW60/ref=sr_1_2?s=electronics&srs=3118435011&ie=UTF8

Calls...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-10-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 631
Posted By dadadave
Just thought I'd share my experience. I looked...

Just thought I'd share my experience. I looked into the BB Music Gateway and the Griffin, but both are discontinued and the prices scared me away since I wasn't sure the sound quality would be...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-10-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 542
Posted By dadadave
It is technically "pre-wired" but the connector...

It is technically "pre-wired" but the connector is in the right-rear with the rest of the electronics. There is nothing up front in the dash that you can tap in to. It makes install a little easier...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-01-2013, 04:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,260
Posted By dadadave
I'm pretty sure the "y spoke" or style 214 wheels...

I'm pretty sure the "y spoke" or style 214 wheels only came in 20". The one thing to keep in mind is that a lot of the fakes are staggered, but at 9.5" and 10.5". The OEMs are staggered at 10" and...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-17-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,855
Posted By dadadave
X3emist hit the nail on the head! The Indy shop...

X3emist hit the nail on the head! The Indy shop put new tires on the back and left the old ones on the front. The difference in tire circumference meant the fronts were spinning slightly faster and...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-13-2013, 06:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,855
Posted By dadadave
Thanks for the reply Turk. I hope my issue is...

Thanks for the reply Turk. I hope my issue is that simple! Got an appt tomorrow at the dealership so fingers crossed.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-12-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,855
Posted By dadadave
Did you ever resolve this issue? My '05 X3...

Did you ever resolve this issue?

My '05 X3 with 115k miles was fine, but after a recent state inspection where they changed the rear tires and replaced several emissions related components (to...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-14-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,980
Posted By dadadave
I JUST came on here to post about shift knob...

I JUST came on here to post about shift knob options. During an aux wire install I decided to remove the center console and needed to take the knob off to do it. Should've looked up the proper...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-14-2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,366
Posted By dadadave
If I understand what you're thinking of doing,...

If I understand what you're thinking of doing, you'll have to bake the headlights open. Having done it on my RSX I can tell you it's a PITA (just my take). Would probably look pretty good though....
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-07-2012, 07:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,339
Posted By dadadave
I've got an appt. next Monday to get mine fixed. ...

I've got an appt. next Monday to get mine fixed. :( Wish I'd heard about the services mentioned in the posts above. I'm going through insurance for $850! :mad:
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-11-2010, 04:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,084
Posted By dadadave
If your wheels aren't getting clean with any...

If your wheels aren't getting clean with any brake dust specific cleaners you can always try dilute muriatic acid.

It should be your last resort, but it works. It was the only thing that got the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-27-2010, 02:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,186
Posted By dadadave
I ran mine to the upper storage area in center...

I ran mine to the upper storage area in center arm rest. Works great if you can set it and forget it. Not so good if you want to skip around a lot.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-21-2010, 06:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,173
Posted By dadadave
Glad everything worked out for you. I had read...

Glad everything worked out for you. I had read this post prior to installing my OEM hitch recently. Went to pick up our new camper and the lights didn't work and the brake controller was saying "not...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-02-2010, 04:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,122
Posted By dadadave
Too bad they don't offer ventilated seats. My...

Too bad they don't offer ventilated seats. My back sweats like a mother. :D
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-24-2010, 04:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,619
Posted By dadadave
And they do need to leave room for the X1. Have...

And they do need to leave room for the X1. Have they announced pricing for that yet? (I admittedly haven't looked)
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-14-2010, 12:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,265
Posted By dadadave
I think they definitely have a winner. I just...

I think they definitely have a winner. I just hope we get a diesel option in the states.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-19-2010, 02:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,175
Posted By dadadave
Well, I've got everything on the first one but...

Well, I've got everything on the first one but the wheels of the second one. I prefer my wheels because there aren't any small nooks and cranies to clean. My grey leather hasn't held up well either...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-10-2010, 09:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 952
Posted By dadadave
Usually that color shift happens when the bulb is...

Usually that color shift happens when the bulb is dying. Unlike a halogen lamp which goes out immediately, a xenon bulb will fade out and shift through purples, reds, or oranges. And since the bulb...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-28-2010, 08:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,633
Posted By dadadave
With the X1 and the new X3 just around the...

With the X1 and the new X3 just around the corner, I would definitely wait. I've read that the X3 will be moving "upmarket" in terms to build and material quality so it's more in line with the 5...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-24-2010, 07:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 875
Posted By dadadave
About a year ago I replaced the...

About a year ago I replaced the pads/rotors/sensors on my '05. I went with Akebono Euro Ceramic pads and Centric rotors from Tire Rack. The sensors I got from eBay. I paid ~$400 for everything.

A...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-26-2009, 07:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,275
Posted By dadadave
Contributing.

Contributing.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-04-2009, 03:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,488
Posted By dadadave
Well, my wife's '04 threw the same codes a few...

Well, my wife's '04 threw the same codes a few months ago, shortly after we had Inspection II done. I thought maybe the techs had messed something up while checking it out. Had them clear the codes...
Forum: The Detail Department 04-06-2009, 06:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,203
Posted By dadadave
If it's really that bad you can always get it off...

If it's really that bad you can always get it off with 10-1 diluted muriatic acid. It would be my absolute last resort, but it'll work. I had to refurb my wife's X3 wheels and that was the only...
Forum: The Detail Department 04-05-2009, 07:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,203
Posted By dadadave
I usually hang on to my detailing clay once it's...

I usually hang on to my detailing clay once it's too dirty for paint work for exactly this reason. A little lube and clay will take that right off.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-24-2009, 06:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,113
Posted By dadadave
Glad to hear it's going good. My wife still...

Glad to hear it's going good. My wife still hasn't gotten the light back.

I had mine in to have the DME updated too. The F-ing dealer bricked the computer and a 1 day service turned into 9 days...
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